Event Title

What Will It Take to Bring Our Country Back to Health?

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Description

This webinar is in-depth exploration of how COVID-19 continues to affect our communities in several key sectors. An expert panel including WWU alumni and faculty discussed local community pandemic responses, vulnerable demographics, health care system capabilities, and mental health strategies in an attempt to help answer the question: What will it take to bring our country back to health?

The panelists will share how they are addressing the pandemic, particularly in the healthcare field, and how to prepare for coming waves of COVID-19. They will offer strategies for coping with the illness along with scenarios for what may be next. Join Dakotah Lane, MD, Health Director for the Lummi Nation; Frank James (’73), MD, Health Officer for San Juan County and the Nooksack Indian Tribe; Richard Veith (’69), MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington; and, Liz Mogford, PhD, Professor of Sociology at Western Washington University. The discussion is free of charge and will be moderated by Marie Eaton, PhD, former Dean of Fairhaven College.

Document Type

Streamed Video

Start Date

14-5-2020 12:00 PM

End Date

14-5-2020 1:30 PM

Resource Type

Moving image

Duration

45:18

Genre/Form

Webinar

Contributing Repository

Western Foundation, Western Washington University

Event Website

https://alumni.wwu.edu/event/what-it-will-take-bring-our-country-back-health

Type

video

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

Keywords

COVID-19, Epidemics, Infectious disease, Public health, Whatcom County, Mental health

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May 14th, 12:00 PM May 14th, 1:30 PM

What Will It Take to Bring Our Country Back to Health?

This webinar is in-depth exploration of how COVID-19 continues to affect our communities in several key sectors. An expert panel including WWU alumni and faculty discussed local community pandemic responses, vulnerable demographics, health care system capabilities, and mental health strategies in an attempt to help answer the question: What will it take to bring our country back to health?

The panelists will share how they are addressing the pandemic, particularly in the healthcare field, and how to prepare for coming waves of COVID-19. They will offer strategies for coping with the illness along with scenarios for what may be next. Join Dakotah Lane, MD, Health Director for the Lummi Nation; Frank James (’73), MD, Health Officer for San Juan County and the Nooksack Indian Tribe; Richard Veith (’69), MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington; and, Liz Mogford, PhD, Professor of Sociology at Western Washington University. The discussion is free of charge and will be moderated by Marie Eaton, PhD, former Dean of Fairhaven College.

https://cedar.wwu.edu/pci/lectures_events/legislation_health_policy/10